Cancer: A Disease of a Thousand Faces

Session 3

Cancer Prevention: Incurable to Incredible

Sessions will be delivered in English. Question and Answer period will be bilingual.

Refreshments will be served.

Admission is free, but registration is required. 

Register online, or call (514) 398-3866 or email

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 Date:  Tuesday, May 27, 2014
 Time:  6.30 p.m. - 8.30 p.m.
 Address:  McIntyre Medical Building, Martin Theatre, 6th Floor, 1200 Pine Avenue West, Montreal,  H3A  1X1



Professor, Departments of Biochemistry, Medicine and Oncology

Rosalind and Morris Goodman Cancer Research Centre




Michael Pollak, M.D.

Director, Cancer Prevention Centre
Segal Cancer Centre, JGH
Director, Division of Cancer Prevention,
Department of Oncology
Alexander-Goldfarb Research Chair in Medical Oncology
Professor, Departments of Medicine and Oncology
McGill University

Title: New ideas in cancer prevention  



Koren Kathleen Mann, PhD

Assistant Professor of Oncology
Associate Member, GCRC
McGill University
Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, JGH

Title: Environmental causes of cancer


Elliot Drobetsky, PhD

Professor, Department of Medicine
Université de Montréal
Research Centre, Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital

Title: Stemming the tide of sunlight-associated skin cancer


Robert D. Kilgour, PhD, FACSM

Professor, Department of Exercise Science
Concordia University
Associate Director, McGill Nutrition and Performance Laboratory (MNUPAL)

Title: The importance of exercise in cancer prevention and its role in rehabilitation and supportive care programming